Archive for August 29th, 2013

Best Value College Rankings Offer A New Perspective

August 29th, 2013

Rather than seeking to rate colleges based on reputation or difficulty of admission, a set of rankings by Washington Monthly looked at how colleges did based on what it considers three public goods: social mobility, commitment to research, and commitment to service. Institutions were rewarded for things like enrolling low-income students, helping them to graduate on time, and keeping tuition low. (Christian Science Monitor, 08/27/13)